Pipeline Protesters deliver petition

“They want you to give up your safety,” Executive Councilor David Wheeler said. “We need to live next to these things. How about our air quality and water quality? And there’s no benefit for Granite Staters.”

Sister Lorraine Trottier and four other nuns staff a retreat house in New Ipswich. She said that if the pipeline goes through, they will lose part of their property. She said she’s afraid they will have to reduce their ministry or close the house altogether.

“After 25 years, we certainly have helped hundreds of people, and we would hate to see that die,” Trottier said.

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Map of proposed pipeline route
Proposed pipeline route in purple
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Apple pie with Annie Kuster and other democratic candidates

Woody Meiszner hosted an “Apple Pie with the Candidates” event at his barn in New Ipswich on Saturday Oct 8th, 2012. Annie McLane Kuster, US Congressional  candidate was the guest speaker.

Annie spoke of taxes, health care, Social Security and the environment. Other candidates in attendance

The apple pie, mulled cider, hot coffee and fresh apples were delicious. Thanks Woody for hosting this and thanks Tom Hawkins for the logistics.